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International broadcasters pick up royal baby doc

Broadcasters in Canada, Brazil and Singapore have acquired FutureSight Entertainment's William and Kate: A Royal Arrival from UK-based distributor Electric Sky.
July 23, 2013

Broadcasters in Canada, Brazil and Singapore have picked up FutureSight Entertainment’s doc on the royal baby, William and Kate: A Royal Arrival, from distributor Electric Sky.

The UK-based distributor picked up the doc – which promised an up-to-the-minute update of the birth and interviews with Sir Elton John, Prince Harry, Kate Winslet – earlier in July. The royal baby was born on Sunday at 4:24 p.m. London time.

Pre-sale deals were finalized with CBC in Canada, Globosat in Brazil, and Mediacorp in Singapore.

In addition, the distributor has inked deals for another release – The Sex Clinic – with SBS Discovery TV Sweden, Channel 8 Israel, Vitaya in Belgium, TVN Poland, Prime Television New Zealand, SBS Discovery Media Norway, RTL Netherlands, SBS Discovery Media Finland and BBC Worldwide in Africa.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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